Dan Kershaw

Furniture Bank
Executive Director

Thursday Evening Plenary: Celebrating Doing Business Differently

Dan Kershaw is the Executive Director at Furniture Bank, one of Canada’s rapidly growing  social purpose enterprises. Passionate about ‘business for good,’ Dan is the force behind the remarkable, positive growth the charity continues to enjoy. Fueled by a pioneering nature, Dan remains committed to ensuring the comfort and dignity of the clients Furniture Bank proudly serves. His particular knack for building one of a kind, intrapreneurial teams is evident at Furniture Bank. A human resources model, this is a team that continues to outperform in a culture dedicated to furnishing hope across Canada.

His is a storied career that spans well over two decades across a wide variety of industries and sectors. A celebrated thought leader, Dan holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Masters in Environmental Studies from Waterloo University. Dan also teaches at Georgian College and their new “Social Entrepreneurship in the Non-Profit Sector” Program in Barrie, Ontario.